H.P. Mendoza’s Bitter Melon was on the front page of the San Francisco Chronicle’s arts section — aka the Datebook section and the pink section.
The article itself had come out a few days before on the Chronicle’s website. It’s a great read and provides a lot of insight into the film and H.P.’s reasons and process behind making it. I applaud and admire his frankness.
Check out the full article here.
The film premieres this Saturday, May 12 at CAAMFest in San Francisco with two additional screenings on Saturday, May 19 and Wednesday May 23. For more info and tickets, check out the festival’s website here.
Here’s a still of me choking Jon Norman Schneider who plays my brother, Declan: